October 2021 news

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Stirling PR graduate wins top European award

A University of Stirling Public Relations graduate is celebrating after winning a top international award.

PR award winner Iris holds her framed certificate

Pandemic impact on senior charge nurses and midwives explored

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior charge nurses and midwives will be explored as part of a new University of Stirling study.


‘Stark’ figures reveal lack of diversity in Scottish history lessons

A new survey of Scottish teachers, released to coincide with Black History Month, has revealed only a minority of secondary schools feature Black history in lessons.

Stock photos of a classroom. A teacher stands in front of a whiteboard with students sitting at desks facing them.

Community justice exhibition opens at University of Stirling

A new photography exhibition aiming to raise awareness of the positive impact of the community justice system in Scotland has opened at the University of Stirling.

Graffitied mask on display at the exhibition

Stirling appoints new Dean to its Faculty of Social Sciences

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Derek McGhee as Dean of its Faculty of Social Sciences.

Photograph shows Prof Derek McGhee. It is a head and shoulders shot, with Prof McGhee pictured outside and looking straight to camera. He has white hair and is wearing a grey suit, light coloured shirt and red tie

COP26: University of Stirling experts to develop new research hub in Africa

A new multi-million-pound project involving University of Stirling scientists will create a research hub to explore climate-smart, conservation-led solutions for sustainable development in central Africa.

Gabonese forest landscape

Experts recommend resistance training to improve frailty in older people

Resistance training in frail older adults is effective in delivering significant improvements in functional capacity and strength, according to a new study by the University of Stirling.

Older people using resistance training equipment

University of Stirling experts explore framing of alcohol harm

Experts at the University of Stirling are leading a new research project aiming to create a better informed, more balanced and compassionate national conversation around alcohol harm.

bottle of alcohol

University first in Scotland to join EU traineeship project

The University of Stirling has joined the Pan-European Seal Programme, a prestigious EU training scheme, becoming the first in Scotland to partner with Europe’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) organisations: the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO).

3D illustration of a folder, focus on a tab with the word infringement

King and Queen of Sweden visit the University of Stirling’s dementia centre

The King and Queen of Sweden paid a royal visit to the University of Stirling today (Monday 4 October) to learn about its world-leading dementia research.

Swedish Royal Family and man in uniform walking towards camera